Jesus Christ: God's Revelation to the World (Second Edition)

Book Resources: Chapter 8: Jimmy Akin - Why Did Jesus Perform Many Miracles Privately?

 

Jimmy Akin - Why Did Jesus Perform Many Miracles Privately?

Film Focus: On this clip from Catholic Answers, Jimmy Akin explains the various reasons why Jesus performed some of his miracles privately during his public ministry.

Text Focus: Pages 253-255

Discussion Questions:

  1. What were two reasons that Jesus performed some miracles privately?
  2. Why else does Akin say that Jesus came to earth besides to perform miracles?
  3. Why does Jesus try to keep messianic expectations low by telling people not to tell others about his miracles? At what point in his public ministry does Jesus openly declare that he is the Messiah?
  4. In what region does Jesus openly perform many miracles?

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